June 2017

Transaction Background

Headquartered in London, Company85 is an award-winning independent IT services company which has grown rapidly in recent years reflecting increasing demand for cloud and digital transformation solutions.

Today the company is a recognised leader in its sectors served, providing data security, cloud and infrastructure services to some of the largest global private and public sector companies including Roche, Astra Zeneca and London City Airport.

Listed on the ASX, Telstra is Australia’s largest telecommunications and technology company, offering a broad suite of connectivity, media and content solutions to consumers and businesses, as well as cloud and other technology services to government, business and enterprise customers.

Our Role

Clarity advised the shareholders of Company85 on all aspects of the transaction with Telstra.

Our role included leading negotiations on pricing and structure as well as overall project management of the transaction, including coordinating multiple teams and work-streams across several jurisdictions.

Clarity played a critical role in achieving an excellent outcome for all shareholders.

“Clarity were very focused on getting us the best deal from the outset. They worked hard to keep the process on a tight timeline and provided valuable counsel at every stage. I’m delighted with the outcome for all our stakeholders and very excited about the future of our business as part of Telstra”

Adrian Spink
Chief Executive Officer, Company85